Le Fenouiller tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 3 km from Le Fenouiller

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Le Fenouiller is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Fenouiller in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 3 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 4 km.

Le Fenouiller, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction west)

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has a...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one of...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts of the...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the Vendee...

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Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-east)

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for exploring the...

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Ile d'Yeu

Ile d'Yeu

Island at 34 km (direction west)

Explore the Ile d'Yeu on foot or by bike to see scenic...

See Ile d'Yeu guide
Port Bourgenay

Port Bourgenay

at 35 km (direction south-east)

The small resort of Bourgenay has a port and a popular beach...

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at 35 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau de...

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby...

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at 41 km (direction north-west)

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a...

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Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-east)

Jard-sur-Mer is a very pleasant, if quite small, Vendee resort with a...

See Jard-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-east)

At Longeville-sur-Mer you will enjoy the lively market in the town as...

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Map of places to visit near Le Fenouiller


Markets in and near Le Fenouiller

  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Bretignolles-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Brem-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts: market Sunday (21km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (22km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (24km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Le Fenouiller, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Fenouiller, France

What to do at Le Fenouiller? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Fenouiller.

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (29km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (31km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (34km)
  • Port-Joinville (34km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (36km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (37km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (37km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (28km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (46km)

Geography and distances

Le Fenouiller is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Le Fenouiller is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Fenouiller

Canton: Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Arrondissement: Sables-d'Olonne

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85800

Distance to Le Fenouiller

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 751 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Le Fenouiller from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commequiers, Givrand, Notre-Dame-de-Riez, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez and Saint-Reverend.

This page in French: Visiter Le Fenouiller